VdB 19 (Flying Ghost Nebula)

VdB 19 (other catalogue numbers: IC 348, IC 1985, DG 23, Ced 20, LBN 758, Magakian 49, Bernes 67),or Flying Ghost Nebula is a reflection nebula which lies a few arcminutes from the 3.8 mag. star Omicron Persei. Its double IC number is due to the fact that Dreyer put this nebula into the first IC apparently without seeing Safford's footnote: "A loose cluster with nebula." This image is taken remotely from the remote controlled IRIDA Observatory .

 

Technical Details:

Optics: ASA N12 Astrograph at F/3.6
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik LRGB filter set
Dates/Times: 13,14,17 November 2012
Location: Rozhen, IRIDA Remote Observatory
Exposure Details: L = 190 min, R = 120 min. G = 110 min., B = 110 min.
Subexposures: 10 minutes
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS
     
 

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